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Police News

July 3, 2014

Increased patrols, enforcement zone this weekend

Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct increased patrols and a high visibility enforcement zone will take place on the northside of Elkhart for the holiday weekend, beginning today.

“Officers from all agencies taking part in the Traffic Safety Partnership will increase patrols with the hope of preventing any alcohol-related injures or deaths,” said Elkhart County Undersheriff Sean Holmes. “We hope everyone enjoys their weekend celebrations and that they use designated drivers.”

Driver injured in two-vehicle crash

According to LaGrange County police, a 2004 Pontiac driven by Judy K. Shotzman, 56, Howe, rear ended a 2003 Ford driven by Bobie L. Jordan, 27, LaGrange, who was turning west on 200 North from Ind. 9. The crash occurred at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday. Shotzman did not have the turn signal activated and complained of head pain according to police.

Theft/burglary reports

• A 17-year-old student at Goshen High School, 401 Lincolnway East, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his bicycle at 8 a.m. Wednesday while parked at the school.

• Shamlis Draper, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, reported to Elkhart County police someone stole his blue 2014 Valeno mo-ped after cutting the locked cable secured to a bike rack. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. June 27.

• Michael Grand, 16815 U.S. Hwy 6, Syracuse, told Elkhart County police someone made entry into a locked detached garage on his property by unknown means and took possession of his 1995 Lefthander race car that occurred at 10 a.m. May 1.

• Troy Scott, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, reported his 2014 blue Bahama Zip scooter was stolen from his residence between 8 a.m. Tuesday and 5 a.m. Wednesday to Elkhart County police. A rain jacket, gloves, shirts, and potassium pills were in the scooter storage area.

• Ellen Callender told Elkhart County police someone removed a long yellow extension cord at 116 Walnut St., Bristol, at 8 a.m. June 28.

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  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 28, 2014: Children injured in crash Two children and an adult were taken to a local hospital Sunday with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 18, east of Elkhart.Judy K. Buckmeier, 63, was southbound in a 2014 Buick Enclave carrying three p

    July 28, 2014

  • Police news for July 27, 2014 Drug-related arrestsA Middlebury man was arrested Friday morning on two drug-related charges and driving with a suspended license. According to Goshen police, Martin Brown, 26, was stopped at 6:10 a.m. for failing to signal within 200 feet of a turn

    July 27, 2014

  • Elkhart man arrested after hitting utility pole A 2007 Lincoln MKZ driven by Robert Maxey, 25, Elkhart, was eastbound on C.R. 4, east of C.R. 5 near Elkhart. According to Elkhart County police, the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a utility pole at 12:27 a.m. Friday. Maxey was transported to

    July 25, 2014

  • Abandoned animals removed from home Goshen police and Humane Society of Elkhart County officer Dan Scott were called to 416 N. Eighth Street in Goshen Thursday afternoon for abandoned animals in the unoccupied residence.

    July 25, 2014

  • Red D Mart armed robbery New Paris Police ask for public's help in identifying would-be robber

    Elkhart County police have released still photos captured from video of the man who attempted to hold up Red D Mart gas station, 68310 Ind. 15, New Paris, on Saturday, July 19.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 23: Police determine car fire at Linway Plaza was a suicide attempt Following a four-month investigation, Goshen police determined that a car fire in the Linway Plaza parking lot on March 19 was an attempted suicide.According to Goshen police, William J. Tully was inside a car that caught fire at 12:11 p.m. March 19

    July 23, 2014

  • GN140723 CR34-Ind. 13 Crash 1 LaGrange man airlifted from scene of crash A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash at Ind. 13 and C.R. 34 at 1:48 p.m. Tuesday. Terry Fry, 44, LaGrange, was airlifted by MedFlight from the scene. Elkhart County police said he was taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital with fractures to

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Suspicious blinking package with battery pack causes police to evacuate business area

    A package with a battery pack and a blinking red light found on the desk of an employee at MSC, 28551 Laura Court, Elkhart, caused police and firefighters to evacuate the area this morning.
    The package turned out to be a GPS tracking device and not a bomb.

    July 22, 2014

  • Cat beaten to death in burglary

    A house cat was found beaten to death following a burglary at a home in Howe Sunday.

    July 21, 2014

  • GN140721 Kosciusko Fatal Photo #2.jpg Fiery crash kills one, critically injures two in North Webster

    A fiery crash in North Webster left a Pennsylvania man dead and two others critically injured at 3:21 p.m. Sunday on Ind. 13, near Esterbrook Drive.

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

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